New Classes and Functions in Qt 5.1

This page contains a comprehensive list of all new classes and functions introduced in Qt 5.1. Links to new APIs in previous Qt 5 releases are found at the bottom of this page.

New Classes

A
QAbstractOpenGLFunctions
QAccelerometer
QAccelerometerFilter
QAccelerometerReading
QAltimeter
QAltimeterFilter
QAltimeterReading
QAmbientLightFilter
QAmbientLightReading
QAmbientLightSensor
QAmbientTemperatureFilter
QAmbientTemperatureReading
QAmbientTemperatureSensor
B
Binder (QOpenGLVertexArrayObject)
C
QCompass
QCompassFilter
QCompassReading
D
QDBusVirtualObject
QDebugStateSaver
G
QGlobalStatic
QGyroscope
QGyroscopeFilter
QGyroscopeReading
H
QHolsterFilter
QHolsterReading
QHolsterSensor
I
QIRProximityFilter
QIRProximityReading
QIRProximitySensor
L
QLightFilter
QLightReading
QLightSensor
QLockFile
M
QMagnetometer
QMagnetometerFilter
QMagnetometerReading
QMessageAuthenticationCode
O
QOffscreenSurface
QOpenGLDebugLogger
QOpenGLDebugMessage
QOpenGLFunctions_1_0
QOpenGLFunctions_1_1
QOpenGLFunctions_1_2
QOpenGLFunctions_1_3
QOpenGLFunctions_1_4
QOpenGLFunctions_1_5
QOpenGLFunctions_2_0
QOpenGLFunctions_2_1
QOpenGLFunctions_3_0
QOpenGLFunctions_3_1
QOpenGLFunctions_3_2_Compatibility
QOpenGLFunctions_3_2_Core
QOpenGLFunctions_3_3_Compatibility
QOpenGLFunctions_3_3_Core
QOpenGLFunctions_4_0_Compatibility
QOpenGLFunctions_4_0_Core
QOpenGLFunctions_4_1_Compatibility
QOpenGLFunctions_4_1_Core
QOpenGLFunctions_4_2_Compatibility
QOpenGLFunctions_4_2_Core
QOpenGLFunctions_4_3_Compatibility
QOpenGLFunctions_4_3_Core
QOpenGLFunctions_ES2
QOpenGLTimeMonitor
QOpenGLTimerQuery
QOpenGLVersionProfile
QOpenGLVertexArrayObject
QOrientationFilter
QOrientationReading
QOrientationSensor
qoutputrange
P
QPressureFilter
QPressureReading
QPressureSensor
QProximityFilter
QProximityReading
QProximitySensor
Q
QQmlApplicationEngine
QQuickTextDocument
R
QRegularExpressionValidator
QRotationFilter
QRotationReading
QRotationSensor
S
QSaveFile
QSensor
QSensorBackend
QSensorChangesInterface
QSensorGesture
QSensorGestureManager
QSensorGesturePluginInterface
QSensorGestureRecognizer
QSensorPluginInterface
QSerialPort
QSerialPortInfo
T
QTapFilter
QTapReading
QTapSensor
QTiltFilter
QTiltReading
QTiltSensor
X
QX11Info

New Member Functions

Class QAbstractFileEngine:

virtual renameOverwrite(const QString &newName)
virtual syncToDisk()

Class QProcess:

setArguments(const QStringList &arguments)
setProgram(const QString &program)
start(QIODevice::OpenMode mode)

Class QUrl:

fromStringList(const QStringList &urls, QUrl::ParsingMode mode)
toStringList(const QList<QUrl> &urls, QUrl::FormattingOptions options)

Class QMetaMethod:

revision() const

Class QMetaProperty:

revision() const

Class QChar:

script(uint ucs4)
script() const

Class QLocale:

toDouble(const QStringRef &s, bool *ok) const
toFloat(const QStringRef &s, bool *ok) const
toInt(const QStringRef &s, bool *ok) const
toLongLong(const QStringRef &s, bool *ok) const
toShort(const QStringRef &s, bool *ok) const
toUInt(const QStringRef &s, bool *ok) const
toULongLong(const QStringRef &s, bool *ok) const
toUShort(const QStringRef &s, bool *ok) const

Class QMap:

insert(QMap::const_iterator pos, const Key &key, const T &value)
insertMulti(QMap::const_iterator pos, const Key &key, const T &value)

Class QMultiMap:

insert(typename QMap<Key, T>::const_iterator pos, const Key &key, const T &value)

Class QMargins:

operator*=(int factor)
operator*=(qreal factor)
operator+=(const QMargins &margins)
operator-=(const QMargins &margins)
operator/=(int divisor)
operator/=(qreal divisor)

Class QPointF:

dotProduct(const QPointF &p1, const QPointF &p2)

Class QPoint:

dotProduct(const QPoint &p1, const QPoint &p2)

Class QRect:

marginsAdded(const QMargins &margins) const
marginsRemoved(const QMargins &margins) const
operator+=(const QMargins &margins)
operator-=(const QMargins &margins)

Class QRegularExpression:


Class QSharedPointer:

create()
create(...)

Class QString:

contains(const QRegularExpression &re, QRegularExpressionMatch *match) const

Class QStringRef:

toDouble(bool *ok) const
toFloat(bool *ok) const
toInt(bool *ok, int base) const
toLong(bool *ok, int base) const
toLongLong(bool *ok, int base) const
toShort(bool *ok, int base) const
toUInt(bool *ok, int base) const
toULong(bool *ok, int base) const
toULongLong(bool *ok, int base) const
toUShort(bool *ok, int base) const
trimmed() const

Class QVarLengthArray:


Class QVector:


Class QIcon:

actualSize(QWindow *window, const QSize &size, QIcon::Mode mode, QIcon::State state) const
pixmap(QWindow *window, const QSize &size, QIcon::Mode mode, QIcon::State state) const

Class QInputMethod:

inputItemRectangle() const
setInputItemRectangle(const QRectF &rect)

Class QKeySequence:

listFromString(const QString &str, QKeySequence::SequenceFormat format)
listToString(const QList<QKeySequence> &list, QKeySequence::SequenceFormat format)

Class QWindow:

alert(int msec)

Class QVector2D:

distanceToLine(const QVector2D &point, const QVector2D &direction) const
distanceToPoint(const QVector2D &point) const

Class QVector3D:

distanceToPoint(const QVector3D &point) const

Class QRawFont:

advancesForGlyphIndexes(const QVector<quint32> &glyphIndexes, QRawFont::LayoutFlags layoutFlags) const
advancesForGlyphIndexes(const quint32 *glyphIndexes, QPointF *advances, int numGlyphs, QRawFont::LayoutFlags layoutFlags) const

Class QPlatformTheme:

virtual createIconEngine(const QString &iconName) const

Class QPlatformWindow:

virtual isAlertState() const
virtual setAlertState(bool enable)

Class QPlatformFontDatabase:

writingSystemsFromTrueTypeBits(quint32 [4] unicodeRange, quint32 [2] codePageRange)

Class QNetworkAccessManager:

encrypted(QNetworkReply *reply)

Class QNetworkReply:


Class QLocalSocket:

connectToServer(QIODevice::OpenMode openMode)
setServerName(const QString &name)

Class QSslConfiguration:

localCertificateChain() const
setLocalCertificateChain(const QList<QSslCertificate> &localChain)

Class QSslSocket:

localCertificateChain() const
setLocalCertificateChain(const QList<QSslCertificate> &localChain)

Class QQmlExtensionPlugin:

baseUrl() const

Class QQuickItem:

forceActiveFocus(Qt::FocusReason reason)

Class QQuickWindow:

closing(QQuickCloseEvent *close)
hasDefaultAlphaBuffer()
setDefaultAlphaBuffer(bool useAlpha)

Class QAccelerometer:

accelerationModeChanged(QAccelerometer::AccelerationMode accelerationMode)
setAccelerationMode(QAccelerometer::AccelerationMode accelerationMode)

Class QLightSensor:

setFieldOfView(qreal fieldOfView)

Class QRotationSensor:

setHasZ(bool hasZ)

Class QSensor:

setCurrentOrientation(int currentOrientation)
setEfficientBufferSize(int efficientBufferSize)
setMaxBufferSize(int maxBufferSize)
setSkipDuplicates(bool skipDuplicates)
skipDuplicatesChanged(bool skipDuplicates)

Class QSqlRecord:

keyValues(const QSqlRecord &keyFields) const

Class QSqlTableModel:

primaryValues(int row) const

Class QGraphicsView:

rubberBandChanged(QRect rubberBandRect, QPointF fromScenePoint, QPointF toScenePoint)
rubberBandRect() const

Class QMenu:

addSection(const QIcon &icon, const QString &text)
addSection(const QString &text)
insertSection(QAction *before, const QIcon &icon, const QString &text)
insertSection(QAction *before, const QString &text)

New Global Functions

operator*(qreal factor, const QMargins &margins)
operator*(int factor, const QMargins &margins)
operator*(const QMargins &margins, qreal factor)
operator*(const QMargins &margins, int factor)
operator+(const QRect &rectangle, const QMargins &margins)
operator+(const QMargins &margins, const QRect &rectangle)
operator+(const QMargins &m1, const QMargins &m2)
operator-(const QMargins &margins)
operator-(const QMargins &m1, const QMargins &m2)
operator/(const QMargins &margins, qreal divisor)
operator/(const QMargins &margins, int divisor)
qDegreesToRadians(float degrees)
qDegreesToRadians(double degrees)
qEnvironmentVariableIsEmpty(const char *varName)
qEnvironmentVariableIsSet(const char *varName)
qRadiansToDegrees(float radians)
qRadiansToDegrees(double radians)
qunsetenv(const char *varName)

New Macros

Q_COREAPP_STARTUP_FUNCTION(QtStartUpFunction ptr)
Q_GLOBAL_STATIC(Type, VariableName)
Q_GLOBAL_STATIC_WITH_ARGS(Type, VariableName, Arguments)

New Enum Types

enum AccelerationMode { Combined, Gravity, User }
enum Script { Script_Unknown, Script_Inherited, Script_Common, Script_Latin, ..., ScriptCount }
enum LayoutFlag { SeparateAdvances, KernedAdvances, UseDesignMetrics }
enum AxesOrientationMode { FixedOrientation, AutomaticOrientation, UserOrientation }
enum Visibility { Hidden, AutomaticVisibility, Windowed, Minimized, Maximized, FullScreen }
enum ApplicationState { ApplicationSuspended, ApplicationHidden, ApplicationInactive, ApplicationActive }
enum Edge { TopEdge, LeftEdge, RightEdge, BottomEdge }

New Typedefs

typedef qoutputrangelist
typedef qrange
typedef qrangelist

New Properties

New QML Types

New QML Properties

New QML Signals

New QML Methods

Additions to Other Qt 5 Releases